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NTSB Denies Petition on 1996 Crash of TWA Flight 800

Friday, July 4, 2014
By George Hatcher
NTSB Denies Petition on 1996 Crash of TWA Flight 800

The National Transportation Safety Board today denied a petition for reconsideration of its findings in the investigation of the 1996 crash of TWA flight 800. The petition was filed in June 2013 by a group called The TWA 800 Project. Petitioners claimed a “detonation or high-velocity explosion” caused the crash. “Our investigations are never... »

TWA Flight 800 report Questioned

Monday, June 24, 2013
By George Hatcher

James Kallstrom, who headed up the investigation into the 1996 crash for the FBI says the original report is legitimate. But six retired investigators from TWA, the National Transportation Safety Board, and the Air Line Pilots Association say the final report of the 1996 accident, “TWA Flight 800” was falsified. They say the accident... »

TWA Flight 800

Wednesday, July 17, 1996
By George Hatcher
TWA Flight 800

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Frank C. Duarte Jr. What: TWA Boeing 747-131 en route from NY to Paris Where: East Moriches, New York When: July 17, 1996 Who: 2 pilots, 2 flight engineers, 14 flight attendants, and 212 passengers Why: On July 17, 1996, Trans World Airlines, Inc.... »

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